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Chocolate Mawa gujiya

Swapna Sunil
30 minutes
Prep Time
50 minutes
Cook Time
10 People
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ABOUT Chocolate Mawa gujiya RECIPE

Looking for something unique this festive seaon,well ! Then this would be a perfect option for you and your family.Gujiya,the most popular North Indian sweet made during Holi and many other festives comprises of a flaky pastry stuffed with mawa,coconut,sooji and nuts.The special addition of Hershey's chocolate syrup to the filling, gives this traditional gujiya a delicious chocolaty twist.The very first bite of it would make any chocolate lover jump in joy like a little girl in a candy store.Sounds interesting right ? Then scroll down to read its full recipe without further delay.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Medium
  • Festive
  • Fusion
  • Roasting
  • Chilling
  • Frying
  • Dessert
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 10

  1. 2 cups : All purpose flour
  2. 2 tbsp : Ghee
  3. 1/4 tsp : salt
  4. Water as needed
  5. Oil for Deep frying
  6. For the filling : 1 tsp : Ghee
  7. 1/2 cup : Mawa
  8. 1/2 cup : Fresh/desicated coconut
  9. 1/4 cup : Hershey's Chocolate syrup
  10. 3 tbsp : Powdered sugar
  11. 2 tbsp : Chopped Almonds
  12. 2 tbsp : chopped cashews
  13. 2 tbsp : chopped raisins
  14. For Sugar syrup : 2 cups : Sugar
  15. 1.5 cups : Water


  1. To a bowl add the flour, salt and ghee.Rub the ghee into the flour until well Incorporated.Adding enough water in intervals knead it to a stiff dough.
  2. Cover the dough with a damp cloth and set aside for 20 minutes.
  3. Prepare the filling : To a non stick pan add a teaspoon of ghee as it melts add the mawa and roast on low heat until it turns fragrant.
  4. Remove the roasted mawa to a bowl and cool it to room temperature. To this add the coconut, hersheys chocolate syrup, chopped nuts and powdered sugar .
  5. Mix them well. The filling would be slightly sticky.
  6. Prepare the sugar syrup : To a deep pan add the sugar and water. Heat on medium heat until sugar melts. Later increase the heat and boil the syrup for few minutes until sticky.
  7. No need of a string consistency here.
  8. Turn off the heat and keep it covered until needed.
  9. Shaping the Gujiya : Pinch out 16 portions of the dough kneaded.
  10. Roll out each dough portion into 0.5mm thick round , place a spoon full of filling in its center.
  11. Brush its corner with water and fold it to a semi circle and press the corners and seal them.
  12. By Pinching and twisting give them the traditional shape or using a mold shape them to guijyas.
  13. Repeat the process of filling and shaping until all are done.Keep them covered with damp cloth throughout.
  14. Heat oil in a kadai or deep pan for frying until just hot.
  15. To check oil's temperature : when you add a pinch of dough to it ,it needs to sit and float in oil gradually.This would be perfect temperature for frying.
  16. Now add the filled,shaped gujiyas in batches limiting to 5 or 6 and fry them on medium heat until golden.
  17. Add the fried gujiyas to warm sugar syrup. Allow them to sit in syrup for 5 to 6 minutes.
  18. Remove them to a serving tray sprinkle with chopped nuts or drizzle of chocolate syrup to preference and gorge.
  19. Adding an urban twist to classic gujiya !

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Mani Kaur
Mani Kaur   Oct-26-2018

I will surely try this.

Divya Konduri
Divya Konduri   Oct-26-2018

Yumilicious .... tempting

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